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Climate Change Litigation Strategy: Swing For The Fences Or Hit Singles?
Those seeking to address climate change through litigation have taken two different paths. Some cases, probably best represented by Juliana v. United States
United States
9 Aug 2019
Impact Links: EY Proxy Season Review Report; Rhino Impact Bonds; UN SDGs; Climate Emergency Fund; Moody's Buys Climate Data Firm
The EY Center for Board Matters' 2019 Proxy Season Review report revealed gender diversity and sustainability were among the main governance concerns.
United States
2 Aug 2019
Some Say The World Will End In Fire; Some Say In Floods
I've always understood that heat causes more fatalities than other weather-related phenomena.
United States
30 Jul 2019
The Empire Strikes Back: NY Reclaims Lead In Adopting The Most Ambitious Climate Goals In The U.S.
The legislation requires that New Yorkers procure 70 percent of their electricity from renewable sources by 2030 and 100 percent by 2040.
United States
26 Jul 2019
California Establishes Fund To Combat Wildfire Threats
On July 11, 2019, the California Legislature passed, and Governor Gavin Newsome quickly signed into law, Assembly Bill 1054, which creates the potential for a $21 billion fund to assist Californian utilities
United States
23 Jul 2019
Mitigating GHG Emissions From Buildings. The Drumbeat Is Getting Louder
I've posted a number of times about the coming wave of efforts to reduce or eliminate GHG emissions from buildings.
United States
19 Jul 2019
Is Putin's Deep Game To Make Money From Climate Change?
ClimateWire (subscription required) reported today that Russia plans to join the Paris Agreement. Apparently, Russia is doing so because it sees a global move to a low-carbon economy and it
United States
18 Jul 2019
Impact Links: Best Books For Social Entrepreneurs; The Promise Of Impact Investing In India; NY's Climate Action Plan; Consumers Prefer Sustainable Products; Food-System Finance; Britain Requires Climate Change Disclosures By 2022
•What new challenges lie ahead for impact investing? Antony Bugg-Levine of the Nonprofit Finance Fund and Durreen Shahna of the Impact Investment Exchange discuss them on the Knowledge@Wharton podcast.
United States
15 Jul 2019
New Climate Law Will Reshape NY's Key Sectors
Deep changes in the way electricity is generated, people and goods move around, and buildings are erected and renovated in New York will be required by the Climate Leadership and Community Protection Act (CLCPA), ...
United States
12 Jul 2019
Impact Links: CDP Report On Climate Risk; GIIN Annual Survey; Ralph Lauren Sustainability Strategy; Biz Schools Take On Impact Investing; New Flood Risk Database
A new report by UK nonprofit CDP reveals 215 of the world's biggest companies face almost $1 trillion in climate change risks, with many likely to hit within the next five years.
United States
4 Jul 2019
Environmental Deconfliction 2019: The National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) For FY2019
Rachel Jacobson and Matthew Ferraro authored their second annual analysis of how the US's massive yearly defense authorization legislation could impact energy, the environment and natural resources, and legal practitioners in these areas.
United States
4 Jul 2019
EPA To States: Don't Rock The Boat With Water Quality Certification Review
On June 7, 2019, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued updated guidance to "clarify and provide recommendations concerning the implementation
United States
3 Jul 2019
New York State Enacts Sweeping Emissions Reduction Law
Last week, the New York State Legislature passed the Climate Leadership and Community Protection Act, Senate Bill S6599. It is considered to impose "the most aggressive legal mandate in the country" for emissions reduction.
United States
2 Jul 2019
WilmerHale's Jacobson And Ferraro Analyze Defense Funding Law's Climate-Response Impact
Rachel Jacobson and Matthew Ferraro authored their second annual analysis of how the US's massive yearly defense authorization legislation could impact...
United States
2 Jul 2019
Trump Administration Issues Affordable Clean Energy Rule
The ACE Rule represents the culmination of decades of efforts to regulate carbon dioxide emissions in the United States.
United States
28 Jun 2019
CFTC Commissioners Address Climate Risks And The Energy Markets
CFTC Commissioners addressed the relationship between climate change and the global financial system.
United States
26 Jun 2019
ISS Takes An Early Look At The 2019 Proxy Season
With 70% of the annual meetings for the Russell 3000 having now taken place (1,812 companies), in this article, ISS takes an early look at the 2019 proxy season.
United States
21 Jun 2019
Dispatches From Carbon (Fantasy) Land
Greenwire reported today that the White House blocked testimony by Dr. Rod Schoonover of the State Department to the House Intelligence Committee on "The National Security Implications of Climate Change."
United States
18 Jun 2019
TCFD 2019 Status Report On Climate-Related Disclosure Finds Improvement, But "Progress Must Be Accelerated"
Today's disclosures remain far from the scale the markets need to channel investment to sustainable and resilient solutions, opportunities, and business models.
United States
17 Jun 2019
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